Video: The Internet of Insecure Things, and why we're still in denial

If history is any guide, security will be ignored with the Internet of Things (IoT) until it is too late.
Written by Chris Duckett, Contributor and  Stilgherrian , Contributor

As the world rushes headlong to adding smart functionality to more and more items -- everything from door locks, to cars, to smart city programs -- what are the security implications of such advances?

According to ZDNet contributor Stilgherrian, the security of the Internet of Things is likely to get worse before it gets better, thanks to smart features being added to items with increased real world safety implications.

With increasing automation and connectivity, especially under the stodgy stewardship of various levels of government, it is unlikely IoT devices will be able to remain secure in a fast-evolving threat environment.

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